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Dec 1, 2013 9:30pm EST
, more spending, and more taxing. that is what would drive up interest rates, that is what would hit the cost of living and that is what every family in this country should dread. >> order. >> you're been watching prime minister's questions. question time cares on c-span2 every wednesday. again on sunday night at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. you can watch anytime at c- on the next washington journal, what to expect from afternoon fixes. scott wilson joins us. health careon state exchanges and online enrollment compared to the federal exchange. in recognition of the 150th anniversary, a discussion about the law and dealing with whistleblowers and its effectiveness. plus, your calls, e-mails and tweets on "washington journal" on c-span. social media is an old idea. we think it is recent and only people alive today have done it. there's a very long and rich tradition of social media that goes back to the late roman republic. that is first century bc in the point is you do not need a digital network to do social media. you could actually do it in your own face. c
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am EST
tries to get fiscally and physically fit. will a tax on junk food and soda be a solution? it is not just for drinking and we will talk to a man who claims to have the best whiskey collection in the u.s.. why the drink could make a better investment than stocks. stay "in the loop." we're just getting started on this thursday. >> "in the loop" with betty liu will be right back. ♪ >> well, ford is unveiling the new mustang today at an event that some might call the latest evidence of a renaissance among detroit's automakers. a beautiful card. , and manufacturing in the u.s., but our next guest disagrees. he writes in his latest bloomberg view column economist gary shilling joining us. always rate to see you. see so, why are you so down? >> well, i am not down. taking up in is this country and there is this reassuring, if you will, coming back, but it is robotic- intensive. mean, robotic intensive -- workers are not being hired? >> that is right. the output per employee in manufacturing it is right back on trent, growing 3.5% a year. as a result, with the revival of manufacturing, t
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Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
campaign with joe the plumber. that means redistribution of wealth. it is all about higher taxes on the rich. he thinks he has a mandate to push higher taxes to the rich and more spending on education. he calls it investment in the p priorities. and he sees his time in the office evaporating. the president tried to say the talk about the economy ties in health care. >> any launch of a project this big. because we know that the ultimate goal/aim is to make sure that people have basic security and the foundation for the good health they need. >> white house officials saying this talk of income inequality will be a focus of the final three years in office. you noted at the health care event he said making sure republicans didn't repeal the health care law. it is a crowded agenda and hard to figure out what is his top priority. >> you have to imagine republicans will push back. >> absolutely. they have pushed back on his tax policies and new spending, the president calls it investment, but they have pushed back on the idea that this is adding security to the middle class because you
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
%. the richest are taking home the most money since the 1920 1920'. some suggest the tax cuts for the wealthy, and there has been an explosion of wall street fat cats and techies. and robots have taken many jobs since the 1970's. right now it's $7.25. president obama has suggested bumping up minimum wage. if americans were paid for how hard they truly work, minimum wage should be $22 an hour. improvements in the economy are not felt by most people and that concerns the president who worries the american dream of working yourself up may be you turning into that, just a dream. >> just stark numbers. appreciate it. >>> now to ca capitol hill where congress has a lot on it's aplate, but it's not clear if lawmakers will get anything done. the white house is back in session and it plans to leave town on december 13th. the senate hopes to wrap up it's business on the 20th. let's go to capitol hill, libby, how much home i hope is there tt anything will get done? >> reporter: there is a long list of items that the republicans and democrats would like to sow get tackled, including the defense spending
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am EST
. >> even though i was a texan and energy paid 55 or 60% of the taxes that were paid in texas, we felt that it was a very important and we breathe life into the epa by giving them a role in that act. i'm kind of sorry now that we did because they acted well and we were pleased with what they did and we thought that even though they were energy oriented, that the energy people needed some supervision. but they also needed some help for the federal government couldn't give, so they her despite overregulation and that's what i was asking about i guess. chairwoman, the key goal in the ferc strategic plan, 2009 to 2014 g-golf are the safe, reliable and efficient infrastructure development to integrate the new resources. are you supportive of ferc -- you've been there for three weeks, you said? >> i've been at this job for two weeks. >> you have done it very well. thank you for the answers you've given. are you supportive of ferc blank bill included in this plan? >> yes, i am. it's important -- >> what changes would you consider on this bill? do you have any changes that you would make? .. w
Dec 2, 2013 6:30pm PST
involved in the problems between states and on-line retailers about the collections for sales taxes. in a big review, the high court will not review the suit brought by and which urges that by wednesday they have the requirement to collect sales taxes even though the sellers are not located in those states. >>> and meanwhile, and founder revealed in a 60 minutes interview revealed the biggest retailer is working on a drone delivery service that he says could be up and running in five years. more on the jetson's like idea, and the hurdles it faces. amon, could this plan ever really get off the ground? >> i see what you did there, tyler, look, these things will not fly an inch if the faa doesn't say they can do it. and right now, there is just not the regulatory infrastructure in place to allow a swarm of drones flying over residential and commercial areas of the united states. it is just not possible. but congress has told them to get ready for it and to have the regulations in place by 2015. a lot of experts say the faa will not likely hit the de
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
successful. there is corporate tax reform -- >> the problem is when you say tax reform you mean cutting taxes for the wealthy. >> no reforming the tax code to incentivize businesses to hire. >> but again, i would say you have a lot of blockaids in your own party. >> i want to get your take. on the former vice president dick cheney speaking out about the feud between his daughters. listen to this. >> we were surprised when there was an attack launched against liz on facebook. and we wished it had not happened. it was always dealt with in the family and we wish it was. >> it was launched against liz by her sister and her wife. >> this is a little godfatherish. we want to keep this in the family, but the irony here for dick cheney is that he is to the left of his own daughter who is running for the senate in the state of wyoming on the issue of gay marriage. he said that he believes in personal freedom and that he believes it's an issue that should be left up to the states and she has said i'm opposed to gay marriage. so he is more libertarian than he is. >> the family fuse within the family, an
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
warmed his hands on the panels and promised tax credits to people who put them on their homes and businesses. let's get energy independence, go solar, well, seven years later, a republican president named ronald reagan had the panels taken down, supposedly for repairs. this summer, new and improved panels got put back up, once again as part of a green overhaul on pennsylvania avenue. the new panels are expected to pay for themselves in energy savings over the course of president obama's tenure. but just down the street at the grand hyatt hotel in washington, the white house's solar panels are the object of scorn and strategy. it is the meeting of the exchange council, alec, the consortium, where mostly republicans fought for the passage in their states. the initiative is to punish american homeowners who choose to go solar, the idea is to make the solar-powered homeowners pay a penalty for using fewer fossil fuels, disincentivize the use. alec's stated objective is blocking the renewable energy at the state and federal level. touting their laws that reform, freeze or repeal st
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
'll implement any of the policies he's talked about, raising the minimum wage, whether he's going to limit tax breaks for the rich, that, of course, is policy will be a lot harder for him to actually do. >> but he had to do that. you had a report coming out showing that income disparity had gotten much worse since 2009 and shows that this is not just a republican issue or a democratic issue, it's an ongoing crisis. >> social mobility is a concern. social mobility in america is lower than in europe. is that the way americans think of themselves they have lower social mobility than in the country you threw over and threw off because we had -- i don't think it feels that -- that's not what americans feel. >> it's counter intuitive. i grew up hearing british people and french people coming to this country, we're coming here because we feel we're so chained down by class structure and all of these obstacles. in america you can come here and be anything you want to be. that's what i heard. >> it's harder. >> it's getting harder. >> i do think that's a problem. it's also the whole discussion about mi
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Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
the globetrotter's theme song ] >>> and tax your christmas tree. we're not kidding all r. all the appalls details. stay tuned. >>> and the family of a fallen veteran shocked to see his picture pop up on dating websites. how does that happen and can they fight back? our legal team is next. >>> welc. some quick headlines. a man trying to transport a 50-ton war machine loses control, not once, but twice. oregon state police say the vintage tank somehow slipped out of gear and rolled down a hill. don't you hate when that happens? when the driver tried to tow that machine it started rolling again. he was cited for reckless driving and criminal mischief. >>> google mail, known as gmail, letting you unsend messages but you have to be fast. theail feature you activate in the settings menu gives users a 30 second window to stop that message from sending. every time you send a message it pops up with a box with the message to undo. hanna? >> thank you. the family of this fallen soldier is furious. why? because somebody took staff sergeant matthew pachino's pictures off his memorial website and used them to
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
could give us the money as a private foundation, but you cannot get a tax deduction for it. robust is a healthy and urbanization, but we did have a deficit. one of the challenges to address was to know longer have a deficit. it created an entity that would enable a structure that would enable one to receive money, and those who gave money to get tax deductions was key. so we got a new irs status, c3 charitable foundation, and we also received chi museum.s the nogu prior to that, the noguchi foundation which was the museum was a program of. >> how would you describe the work of noguchi to those are not familiar with this culture or art? york, mother was from new his father was japanese. he called himself a global artist at the time. it was before the motions of multiculturalism and biracial. he was born in 1904. he was extraordinarily prolific in that he worked in parks, landscapes. he was a precursor to all of the artists that went on to be known as earthwork artists. he did parks, playgrounds, theater curtains, theater sets. he had an association with martha graham for 50 years. m
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Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
in 2008. if you gone out and said people who voted for me i'm going to raise your taxes by $1,000, $2,000. people making 25, $30,000 right out of college. effectively by making them pay more for healthcare is that tax increase. >> a lot not happy with the nsa surveillance. >> younger voters more skeptical of government surveillance it seems. division that a lot of people hadn't heard of edward snowden and evenly split whether he was a patriot or traitor among those who had heard of him. >> what does this mean to the democratic party? people unhappy with the president and unhappy with obamacare and don't like the nsa. are they moving to the republican party or independent or are they just staying home. >> biggest increase is independents. that's still bad news for the democrats. they need the base to turn out in 2014 and 2016. if they're dase luciened. right now young voters are more disillusioned than they were in 2009 before the historical republican wave in 2010. it's looking bad for the democrats right now. >> are the democrats worried about this? do they seem -- see this as a real
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
? if amazon is 56% gain this year, who the heck wants to let it go, pay the taxes? why would you? you would have a humongous tax bill brought on by yourself, and so far not many losses do. if you're an institution, you want to show your clients that you own it. that makes the stock blessed. third, unlike most of the bricks and mortar outfits out there, amazon does have a real mystery. the possibly of a lights out quarter could be in the cards. walmart and target keep going down. finally, when it comes to the worth of amazon, there is a simple answer you can get. it's worth what people will pay for it. the answer is they'll pay $400, or $178 billion for the stock where it was trading this morning before the pullback. that's when the discipline comes in. as i've been saying for a while now, you have to recognize that the idea of a bubble in stocks has kept you out of so many winners that it's just unforgivable. if you're a performance manager. look, i can't blame anyone for wanting to sell amazon, or so many other stocks for that matter based on valuation. i know it's way too expensive for my
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am EST
. >> the federal government collects taxes. kordova is run by the opposition who accuses president cristina fernangez de kirchner. the provincial government, arrival of arge tine president had complained that her government denied his appeal. he accused cristina fernangez de kirchner of shortchanging the province of resources. her administration said they accepted full responsibility. >> translation: there exists autonomy in the arge tine provinces and public security is one of these. it has to do with salaries. >> the governor claimed the police walked off their jobs in retailiation for the decision to shut down nor than 100 brothels, which had been paying off corrupt offices. they had been returning to work after being offered salaries and bonuses, making them the best paid in the country. >> translation: the police force returns to the service of the people of ko rrk dova. >> the governor vowed to travel to the capital to demand the government stop playing politics with their money. >> coke roaches may make you cringe, but they are an inspiration for mechanical movement and other scienti
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Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
and economic freedom. policies can be put in place, growth policies, tax cuts, corporate taxes being cut to get that growth going so everybody has an equal shot at prosperity. martha: let's take a look at some of these numbers. just verbally -- 1 per when asked what's the most important issue to you? 1% of the 18-29-year-olds thought that was important. jobs, unemployment rate, 7.3%. we note labor participation rate is historically low and continues to be so. americans on disability up three times since 1983. we throw more money at education, doug, than we have ever in the history of this country and we have seen what's happening to our test scores. i think the president is getting at the middle class. improving the state of the middle class. but i don't know raising the minimum wage and increasing early childhood education is the ticket. >> i think those are good things to do. i'm a democrat. but the issue is what monica came to at the end of her brief presentation. the answer is growing an economy to give everyone a chance to get ahead. the american people are angry there is no real chance to
Dec 5, 2013 4:30am PST
in the united states. >> police are wanting residents of a jump in mail theft. a property tax check was stolen from a pale box on the curve. to avoid becoming a victim of check fraud or identity theft, use the big blue mailboxes at the post office especially when you send payments for bills. >> treatment police hope you recognize this man and help capture him. detectives posted this surveillance video on youtube showing the man going through a drawer in a home break in. police have not revealed what was taken, but it happened around 12:30 on saturday afternoon. >> san jose police are looking for stolen officers' badge after someone break interest a personal car of an officer and took the badge. this is what it looks like. they are concerned someone could use it to stop someone and present themselves as an officer. san jose police say if you suspect you have been aspread by someone would could be embarrassnating an officer, call 9-1-1 to verify the identity. >> now, hope you thought of your young plants and your pipes, as cold as it is. >> brrr. up to ten degrees cooler than yesterday morning a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
the most since the 1920s. why? some suggest years of tax cuts for the wealthy, the growth of the finance and technology companies, led to wall street fat cats and techies. computers and robots have taken a lot of the jobs since the 1970s. the minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. president obama has suggested to bump it up to about $10 an hour. one study suggests the minimum wage should be really closer to $22 an hour. overall improvements in the economy are not being felt by most people which concerns the president who worries the american dream of working to a better life may be turning to just that: a dream. >> jonlt, thank you. the struggling economy has some communities threatening to take dramatic action. a wealthy neighborhood in baton rouge wants to make another city. not the only city facing this economic divide. it's been faced by other comuns who wanted to form their own city. ben where does this effort stand? >> well john it really seems like it's starting to gain some traction. this group tried over the past few years to get legislation passed to try to get their own school distri
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
people sign up online start to finish and for a time has felt like he's making progress. >> it tax like two minutes to get the results. this is what ear eligible for, would you like to enroll, and choosing a pair, some plans and premiums. it works very well now. so it's exciting that people can come in and in like, half an hour, find insurance. it's rewarting. >> a sort familiar with the situation says in fact over the last month about 100,000 people have been able to select plans on the troubled, as they've made improvements. add that to the 231,000 confirmed enrollments from the states. that brings you to about 333,000. the big question now, though, is just what's happening on the back end, and sue, i can tell you insurers are still concerned they are not getting the right information when they get those transmittals over to them b. >> understandably so, bertha. thank you very much. we turn to that del re derailment. mary thompson is live on the scene in bronx, new york, with the continuing investigation. mary, over to you. >> reporter: what a difference a day makes. wh
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
decline. the gas tax has not been increased since the clinton administration 20 years ago. the future prospects are even worse. demands are increasing and deferred maintenance takes its toll while we watch the bottom fall out of the highway trust fund. we've seen a slowdown in revenue due to the near collapse of the economy, a shift in driving patterns while people, especially young people, drive less and improved fuel efficiency. it's scheduled to improve -- further reduce gascon sumpings dramatically with -- reduce gas consumption dramatically with plug in hybrid vehicles. it's time for congress to act. we've seen our partners at the state level increase transportation level in 13 states, but they need congress to act to maintain that partnership. there's a large coalition that stands ready to support congress. the u.s. chamber, the national afl-cio, building trades, trucking industry, numerous associations of small and medium-sized businesses, local chambers of commerce, local government, professional organizations, bicyclists,. the coalition is broad and persuasive, requesting con
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
of the economy. incomethan tackling inequality, he has focused on taxing some down. clearly, no easy answers when it comes to this issue. still, it is safe to say this will be a primary focus for the obama administration in the months ahead. back to you. >> united states military is facing more but it cuts. hagel announced today that 200 positions will be eliminated from the office of the secretary of defense, but he said there will not be a large number of immediate layoffs. reductions that i have announced today will occur through a process of natural attrition in order to minimize the impact on our workforce. if the department is forced to one steep sequestration cuts the order of $500 billion, we may need to implement additional reductions. hagel adds that cuts will save about $1 billion over time. coming up, the fed says factories are giving the u.s. economy a boost but the latest beige book data is out. we will look at what else is expanding when "bottom line" on bloomberg television continues in just a moment. ♪ collects welcome back. let's show you how the equity markets finished. stock
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
: they want more than a new election, they want the government rid of yingluck shinawatra and any kind of tax and regime influence as they say. this is something that is right through the last two weeks and any influence that the ruling party has because of the connection to the yingluck shinawatra the prime minister in exile and they got elections to take place in the next five to six weeks the leader of the antigovernment union saying that is not enough and spoke before we came on air but will speak again on the stage behind me in the coming hours. this is a big rallying speech because this is the final day of this type, this phase if you will of this movement. it will be interesting to see how they transition after they spend the night and transition into more of a political fight and sounds like the protest leader says they have done this part of it and gone to the street and proven their point this way and getting the goal of the resignation of the prime minist minist minister yingluck shinawatra is the big question. >> reporter: since 2001 the pew thai party has won't every election an
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
they are undocumented and cannot get paid with tax. but the mayor was happy that after they were attacked they came to him first and that clearly shows that the lines of communications have opened in an account so that is a very positive thing. i should note that when the attacks took place in patchogue none of the teenagers actually lived there. they lived there because they knew there would be immigrants walking around and they lived in the neighborhood and medford or east patchogue or other places. i want to read another short passage from the trial of jeffrey conroy and this is the beginning of chapter one. this is when the only surviving witness of the attack was on the witness stand and the defense lawyer and the prosecutor are asking him questions about the attack. did you ever see a knife can ask pouliot, the lawyer representing jeffrey conroy, the young man who at 17 had confessed to stabbing and killing his friend, marcelo lucero thread never. did you ever see anyone stab marcelo? i'm not asking, please stop. sorry about that. the lawyer said and he went on to the next question, but it wa
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
will push a lot of this is that we're very dependent on property taxes in connecticut to support education. so beyond the education cost sharing dollars that the state distributes, everything else is basically tried to local property taxes. well, those base aren't growing anymore. so seem are actually being force -- so people are actually being forced to find ways to save money and to work together. and i think the folks that will lead this discussion are actually in the communities right now looking at how do you continue to support education when you're ground list isn't growing? it's going to drive some innovation. >> and as far as funding for education in connecticut, over say the next five years, does it look like it's going to be flat? it's going to be down? is it going to be up? >> i think that it's a little early to tell. you know, this has been the slowest recovery from a recession in the post-world war ii era. and i'm visiting you here in washington, but the folks in washington seem to put the brakes on the economy every six months or so, right? or even more often than that. so,
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Dec 4, 2013 10:00am PST
language we have heard yet. mr. cheney called the tax one of the dumbest ideas i heard. i feel strongly about it and i am walking a round proof of how great and innovative our health care system has been and i can't imagine anything worse. it is an example of ill conceived parts of the program are. in the decades battling heart disease. he's had two pacemakers and a stint. >> those innovations kept him alive and especially when he goes back to age 35 with heart issues. robert gibbes said someone has to go for the botched roll out. >> we are{you should someone be fired and if so why? 140 characters or less. tweet at bill hemmer. >> and to me at alisyn camerota. we'll read those later. >> and the release of the terrible 911 calls from sandy hook massacre nearly one year ago. >> incredible video, the police officer in a fight of his life with a man who turned out to be a murder suspect. >> battle over obama care. and how will this impact the 2014 midterm election. >> my message is going back. that seems to be the alternative that obama care critecs have. go back to the status quo. they hav
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am EST
these years i spent a lot of your tax money to keep half of the 40,000 russians involved in biological works employed so they don't work for somebody else. that was a good expenditure of your tax money. all that had to be considered. finally we made the unequivocal polls statement by saving the largest community of muslims in europe that we were not anti-islamic country. that america would take a serious risk to keep in is the muslims from being killed. in the woodwork with a and support any population then renounced terror to embrace reconciliation and cooperation. we tried to do this all the ones you can see how a important intelligence was. we had to know how much change. we had to know how reliable the interest to move the nuclear weapons all this while knowing everything in bosnia. we had to do the right things in bosnia and in the right way. i cannot say enough about the intelligence apparatus to give us tightly, the quicker and more accurate reports than what was going on in in bosnia and then with the balkan task force the cia the nsa the joint chiefs of staff were being together. ch
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
the promulgation of any rule enact of carbon tax in the future? >> say again? >> do you see the promise promulgation enact a carbon tax for this country in the future? if only if congress provides that mechanism. no. okay. >> mr. chairman, i can't get my questions answered. i guess i'm pretty much finished and yield back. >> thank you. i don't believe we have any other members for the questions. administrator mccarthy. thank you for your presence today. we may have additional questions that would be submitted to you in writing. we hope you will reply in a next couple of weeks. >> i didn't mean, can i ask you one favor? >> i know we ask you a lot of information about the subpoena issues. i want to make sure we understood one another. if we meet after ward. i want to make sure i gave perfectly correct answers our expectations are the same on what you're looking for and whether or not we've complied with that and with a you're looking for next. i want to be very respectful you and the wishes of this -- >> thank you. you will. i'm somewhat encourage bid your answers today. ly hope you will
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Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
of the residents, it would control and run schools with its own tax residence. >> it's not about starting a city, it's about education. >> it's about 100% total about education. we came into this saying we want to take accountability for the schools in our area >> critics say st george would take more than accountability. the break-up could cost the city at large $53 million - 20% of its budget and would segregate the city. baton rouge is majority black. st george would be a majority white at a 3:1 ratio. >> now we would have white kids going to school over here on this end of the parish. white kids going to school on the ordinary end of the parish and in the middle the black kids. >> there's an income disparity. residents in baton rouge earn $58,000. residents in st george make 90,000. >> we have to go back to where we are segregating ourselves. i don't see it as a win. >> it's not a trend. both the white and black middle class have been fleeing baton rouge in search of new schools. those breaking away say it's not about race, but education. >> this has nothing to do with skin colour. if you ha
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >>> welcome back. the city of detroit is the now officially bankrupt. the questions on the mind of many city workers is what will happen to our pensions. it's not clear just yet. it's on the lips of many others who live in struggling municipalities around the country. already lessons to be learned from cities and towns and countries who have received pensions. it could offer clues. for example, rhode island, a community close to emerging from bankruptcy now but cut 25% of worker pensions. 20% can be slashed in the year 2016. retirees lost their healthcare benefits and their union protection in the p
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Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
negotiations over a salary increase broke down. in argentine the government collects taxes and distributes to the opposition. it is collected by of the opposition, cristina fernandez de kirchner is accused of tolding the funds back. >> the arrival of argentine president cristina fernandez de kirchner had complained that her government denied appeals for reinforcements. and accused cristina fernandez de kirchner of shortchanging provinces. >> translation: there exists autonomy. public security is one of these. the matter has to do with salaries. >> the governor claimed the police walked off the jobs in retaliation for his decision to shut down more than 100 brothels paying off corrupt officers. the police began returning to work after they were offered salary increases and bonuses making then the best paid in the country. >> i want to tell the people that from this moment the police force returns to the service of the people of kordova. >> the governor vowed to travel to the capital to depend they stop playing politics with his money. >> the provincial grandfather ner blamed the violence. a
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Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
comfortable home. and eats putar technology enterprise zone, where tax rates are low and creativity is high. >> they left sill can valley for this city famous for its steel. >> . >> there's reasons to stay. >> it is the pittsburgh miracle. it became year in the 80's, market portions working to replace the steel industry, through regulation and a partnership between government, industry, and universities the city clawed back. >> i cannot recall pittsburgh saying they want to be like somebody else. >> the history is always busiest loyal to their hometown, helped them become a leadner healthcare. >> to celebrate it, they are going to indicate the success, so much as a last of failure, pittsburgh rates 50 second out of the u.s.' 100 largest cities. based on job growth, unemployment, y.d.p. and home prices. >> such a huge disparities of wealth, that plague modern america. the try reveals failure. emotional leaders he says only a national plan to get jobs and equitable growth will do. >> 2500 homeless children in this area. you have an infant mortality right among the african-american population
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Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
after taxes have been collected. as adam reiney reports, the energy bill is not going well with the public. >> protestors have come out in mexico city, just a day after the oil reform package was introduced in the senate. this oil reform is to make more modified the pemex, the state-run oil system. a sacred national resource. pemex was created in 1938, when the president nationalized the product. people marching on sunday say what they're most afraid of is give aways to private companies, to foreign companies, to u.s. based companies. in fact this oil reform package does create a system or would create a system of licenses to allow private companies to not only profit but also run some of the oil and gas fields in mexico. protestors focus their energy on the senate where the reform package was being debated. it's been surrounded by barricades and there is a heavy police presence. there's a clearly tense debate going on in mexico. it looks likely to pass later in the week but we'll see protests increase in size and volume as this goes along. >>> the merger of american airlin
Dec 3, 2013 8:00am EST
-lugar bill we helped to control that. and during all these years, by the way, i spent a lot of your tax money to keep about half of the 40,000 russians involved in nuclear, chemical and biological work employed so they wouldn't go to work for a long -- [inaudible] all that had to be considered in the context of bosnia. and finally, we made an unequivocal statement by saving the largest community of muslims in continental europe that we were not an anti-islamic country, that america would take serious risks to keep innocent muslims from being killed. and that we would work with and support any islamic population that renounced terror and embraced reconciliation and cooperation. we were trying to do all this at once. thousand, you can readily -- now, you can readily see how important intelligence is. we had to know how much change yeltsin could absorb. we had to know how reliable the efforts to move the nuclear weapons out of these other countries back into russia was. be -- all this while dealing with everything we had to know in boss my ya. bosnia. and we had to do the right things in bosnia
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Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
, doug. >> we had tools that have been very successful. earned income tax credit is great track record moving people from non-work to work. it could be reformed. right now misses too many single men who don't have children. there are things we can do. this would be a bad idea. i think christian's point about, it sounds like a good idea is worthying hard about because take the fast-food workers. suppose we raise their wages to $15. that is going to show up in higher fast-food prices and by and large consumers of those goods are lower income americans. and seems like a strange antipoverty policy to take money out-of-pocket one poor person to put night the another. i admire the passion but doesn't add up. jenna: christian, it is interesting, one of the arguments against raising minimum wage some of these fast-food joints will turn to automation. we have some photos from a few decades ago from the auto mat. put a quarter in and get a meal and, you know one of the questions would we go back in that direction. what do you think doug has to say, we would be investing in the wrong place? it is
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Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
diplomats steal your tax dollars? by scamming the system to get medicaid benefits? there are brand new charges out today, and what until you hear what they're accused of buying with their own money while claiming to be broke. let's get to it. >> good thursday afternoon to you and yours. we're expecting to hear shortly from the attorney for the college football star jameis winston of florida state, after plattersed announced they will not be filing charges of rape against the star quarterback, citing a lack of evidence. a live look in tall -- tallahassee. the decision comes days for the heisman trophy. jameis winston is an odds-on favorite to win it. he is a major force for the seminoles, leading them to a number one ranking and a shot at the national championship if they can get past the acc championship against the fighting cut cliffs from duck this weekend. prosecutors just claimed jameis winston in a year-long rape investigation. >>> now to that stolen truck in mexico. packed with a dangerous radioactive material. a scientist with the nuclear commission says whoever removed the mate
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Dec 6, 2013 2:00am PST
the money except for the tax payer's pockets. >> just a few days after getting busted stealing a fan's seat at the buffalo bill's game in toronto he took an opportunity to weigh in on the washington redskins and their controversial name. >> why don't we look at the cleveland indians what do we call them next the cleveland aboriginals? it has been around for years and years. if they were offended when the name was first initiated when you started playing. how long have the skins have the name for? how long have the chiefs had the name for or cleveland indians had the name for years and years. all of a sudden the politically correct people have to come out now. i think everything is fine and i would just stick with the name. >> new details about an american teacher gunned down in the streets of benghazi. ronny smith taught chemistry at the benghazi school for over a year. he was days away from returning to the u.s. to be with his wife and child over christmas. he was shot while he was jogging by someone in a black suv near the u.s. consulate where three americans were killed in 2012. >>> new
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
are wanting residents of a jump in mail theft. a property tax check was stolen from the curb mailbox. to avoid becoming a victim, use the big blue mailboxes at the post office when you sending payments in the mail. >> fremont police hope you recognize this man and help capture him. detectived posts this surveillance video on youtube showing him going through a drawer during a home break in. miss have not revealed what was taken which happened snowed >> 41 is the warm spot but the cold spot is what? >> in the mid-20's. we could see changes and we could see 19 before all is done in napa. live doppler 7 hd shows this morning there wasn't any frost because it was so early. it was too early. by now, though, you are dealing with that and the trees warning through friday morning. we will look for the sun after 7:00 and the coldest temperatures after sunrise and what you are dealing with if san francisco, 41 and where we do not have the freeze warning but in oakland below freezing and 28 in redwood city and hose has dropped to 30 and los gatos and half moon is up a few degrees. san francisco will be w
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
by market officials. the system reduces misunderstandings, but mainly it creates records for tax purposes. when an economy becomes this complex, it opens up more opportunities for the state to collect a percentage for itself. such complexity also increases the need t is the job of haaj abdelaziz sakkout. interpreter: if the brokers have a problem, they come to us. we all solve the problem. even if we fight first, we solve the problem. keach: mr. sakkout is employed by market officials. he occasionally serves as auctioneer if asked, but in the main, his job is to settle disputes. everyone in the fez tanning industry is dependent upon others. the man who dries the finished skins cannot function without those who remove the hair, or without any of the other specialists in the trade. with so many dependent upon forces outside their control, new institutions inevitably develop. in fez, every specialty within the tanning industry has its own guild or craft association. the guilds serve their members by setting standards, restricting membership and controlling prices whenever possible. but perha
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am EST
to 1896, jim. >> again, that's people i think not wanting to take tax -- not wanting to have to pay a tax bill. really, again, "usa today" wall street looks like pamplona. you think this is an article which says bubble, bubble, bubble. instead it is about how broad the advance is. it's a very positive article how the advance is different from some of the advance that is have led to big falls. very smart piece. >> the dow's gained year to date three times the gain of last year. do you expect that trend to continue into 2014? in any way? >> i think it's very hard if we forget we will have another washington bruising. right? do you think anything's gotten better there? i mean, we don't mention the health care. everyone talks about the health care site. i saw oracle mentioned as a possible problem in the "the new york times" piece and a thing that dazzles me is how we forget. right now. that there's a republican party that hates the president. but in another month we'll talk about that ian good for 6%, 7%, 8% decline. >> without a doubt and facing the same issues we faced a couple of months a
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
strong economic growth. in other words, the rising tide lifts all boats. we don't need redistribution tax hikes, we don't need state run health care, more spending, lower the incentive barriers and bring us growth. here's another big problem for president obama, the millennials are abandoning him and obama care in droves. a new poll shows plunging
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
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Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
with tax breaks to help them continue to live off the public trough. we hope that the budget conference understands that the american people are looking for us to give good direction, and american business is looking for congress in the conference to give stable to business knows what it can do to invest, to create business opportunities, to expand its operation. w4r we end up with a -- whether we end up with a deal or not, i believe the republican shutdown of the government taught a lot of politicians a lesson, and that is don't tinker with the livelihood of the american people, and so i'm more optimistic a deal can be reached. unfortunately, i think rather than get to a point where we really get a good deal for the american public that helps launch the american economy and create more jobs, i think we'll end up with something modest, and the american public wonders why, again, we continue to have this psyche of failure, obsession of doing things that go nowhere rather than do the work of the american people. i think if we have modest sites on what could be accomplished, we get there,
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
like john king will stay to districts you must implement. but new york state has been through a tax cap. a lot of other budget cuts. the things that teachers actually need to do, work together, use the standard as a guideline not as a straitjacket, have curriculum -- that did not happen. in a couple places it did, in a lot of places it did not. the big mistake that both the federal government made and other people like king made is the level of testing -- king would say to you, i was sick and tired of telling people what to do and then not doing it. that is not your job to tell people what to do. your job is to help navigate people through this. consequently, last year in new york, there were in elementary schools these tests. a lot of people were not prepared. john king and meryl tisch said the test results would be 30% less next year than they were right now. the question is -- how did they actually know the exact number? it creates huge distrust. you can actually figure out what the cut scores were and how to align it. between the lack of preparation for teachers, the lack of communi
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
down as the year of missed opportunities on immigration, tax reform budget. all issues leaders wanted to tack al at the start of the year. they had trouble funding the government and running out of time to pass critical legislation. american families could see milk prices spike to $7 a gallon if congress can't pass the farm bill by the end of the year. lawmakers are running out of type to set funding and policy for the pentagon next year. they still need to confirm janet yellen as the next federal chair before bernanke's term ends next month. it's no wonder one house committee chose to focus on a less invasive topic, space aliens. >> is there life out there? what do they think about new york city? >> reporter: congress has passed 56 bills in 2013 in the past 66 years only three other times that congress has passed less than 100 bills in a single year. many of the bills this congress passed were simply extensions of older laws that were set to expire. hope appears to be dwindling for the small deal between house and budget leaders that wanted to replace the federal s
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
the taxing trek on the united states. he is tweeting rosh hashanah, greetings to the jewish people. his foreign minister is extremist sophisticated and charming. they are putting forward proposals that are clearly constructed and flexible. they are serious about diplomacy. in the last rounds of negotiation, about the day was spent on just deciding when and where will the next meeting be. the iranians made suggestions such as kabul, because clearly kabul is a safe place to negotiate. [laughter] and they were playing games like this about everything. everything was a negotiation. now it takes about five minutes to decide this. the venue is already sent. it will always be geneva. the only thing is that they combine their schedule. so now there is no excuse. the iranians are really trying, that is the impression on the international scene. that has translated into a lot of countries who have agreed to these sanctions and have agreed to them very grudgingly because ultimately they don't like to be in the bad economic situation, and on top of that imposed sanctions which causes them to lose e
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am EST
remember that. even though i was a texan and believe in energy, paid 60% of the taxes it was paid in texas, we felt it was very important. we breathe life in the epa by giving them a role in that act. i am sorry now that we did because they acted well then and we were pleased with what they did and even though we were energy oriented, energy people needed some supervision but they needed some help the federal government could give. so they hurt us by overregulation. that is what i was asking you about i guess. acting chairwoman, ferc's strategic plan, 2009-2014 called for safe, reliable and efficient infrastructure development to integrate new resources. are you supportive of ferc, have you been there three weeks? >> i have been here three-1/2 years. i have been in this job two weeks. >> you have done very well and i thank you for the answers you have given but are you supportive of ferc's goal for infrastructure development included in this plan? >> yes i am. >> would you consider changes on this goal? do you have any changes you would make? maybe you haven't had time. the other gentleman
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